Industrial action


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21 Feb 2018

UCU members are in the middle of major strike action. In HE we are seeing phenomenal attendance on picket lines. In FE strike preparations are …

21 Feb 2018

Scrap fees — Education should be for all who can benefit

Support the Pension and Pay strikes

The Tories’ announcement on 19 November that they were looking …

14 Feb 2018

This is the latest blog post from UCU London Region on the FE Pay ballot results, USS and next organising steps for industrial action across both sectors. …

14 Feb 2018

UCU members in 16 colleges have voted by 92% on a 63% turn out to take escalating strike action. The employers have been notified that …

9 Feb 2018

The HEC decision to call 14 days of strike action in pre-92 universities to defend our USS pensions from the theft employers are planning is transforming the …

30 Jan 2018

There is no justification for this pension attack – USS’s finances are strong, argue 153 university academics

University employers have provoked the largest vote for industrial action …

23 Jan 2018

Download the leaflet here: Historic Vote in UCU

Now Make It Count: build the strikes
The vote for strikes to defend USS pensions in pre-92 universities is historic …

23 Jan 2018

Today the USS Joint Negotiating Committee voted with the casting vote of the chair Sir Andrew Cubie to end future accrual in the collective defined benefit pension scheme and move all future accrual to the individual defined contribution scheme.

22 Jan 2018

19 colleges across England  will be sent ballot forms tomorrow asking UCU members to vote to take action over pay and conditions.

Here is a link …

19 Jan 2018

Following an indicative ballot where 75% of members voted for action over pay, thirty colleges across England are being balloted by UCU for better pay …

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